The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank - 130 132
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.34% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 7 (70.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
6 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
9 1 (10.00%) Scrum
9 1 (10.00%) Banking
9 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 1 (10.00%) QA

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Test Data Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
6 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (70.00%) ETL
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase
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